Lisp-likeness

Steven E. Harris seh at panix.com
Wed Mar 16 01:28:22 CET 2005


Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak at knm.org.pl> writes:

> BTW, the fact that a closure refers to a variable itself rather to its
> current value can be used to check the true attitude of languages with
> respect to functional programming, by observing how they understand
> their basic loops :-)

The thread "Midfunction Recursion"¹ from October 2002 sounds relevant
here, exploring options for bindings in iteration.


Footnotes: 
¹ http://groups-beta.google.com/group/comp.lang.lisp/browse_frm/thread/422226bb18e56cad/0590de10f975a059

-- 
Steven E. Harris



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